India has successfully test-fired nuclear capable K-4 ballistic missiles. A successful K-4 ballistic missile with a range of 3,500 km was successfully tested on Sunday. This submarine missile is designed by the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO). The missile will be deployed on the Indian Navy’s indigenous INS Arihant-class nuclear-powered submarines.
Govt sources:India today successfully test-fired 3,500 km strike range nuclear capable submarine-launched K-4 ballistic missile off coast of Andhra Pradesh. The missile under development by DRDO will be equipped on indigenous INS Arihant-class nuclear-powered submarines of Navy. pic.twitter.com/qOcblC269Z— ANI (@ANI) January 19, 2020
The missile was tested at the off coast of Andhra Pradesh. This missile is capable of penetrating precise targets from ground to air. Under a QRSAM system, This missile also move and monitor enemy aircraft or drones and target them immediately during a military operation.
DRDO sources say that the DRDO is already working on another long range missile, the K-5, which can hit targets 5,000 km away.